CEO: Thomas Isakovich
Market Cap: Private
Nimbus Data provides all-flash arrays purpose-built for cloud infrastructure, databases, server and desktop virtualization. Although the Aliso Viejo, Calif.-based company has been quiet for the past two years, analysts said Cisco could get a steal.
"Nimbus fits into Cisco's profile," said Kerravala. "They have good technology, but need a bigger channel and sales force. So it's a good match for Cisco."